Court rules McDonald’s responsible for wage theft, worker’s rights violations in franchises

McDonald’s employees in Boston rallied last week after a judge found that McDonald’s is responsible for setting wages and employee policies for its franchises.

Farm-to-Plate Food Truck Will Deliver to Underserved Neighborhoods

Unable to access healthy meals easily in her own neighborhood, Roxbury native and food justice advocate Cassandria Campbell developed Fresh Food Generation(FFG)

Diversity at The Conventions in Boston

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the Boule held their conventions in Boston for the first time.

Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series to expand classes in August

Sports Club and a Core Fusion class provided by Exhale Spa. Zumba and Boot Camp, held at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End, will also be extended through September. The Boston Parks Summer Fitness Series will expand their August ...

William Hudspeth, 90, was WWII vet, Polaroid engineer

William Hudspeth died at age 90. He served in the Navy during WWII vet, worked as an engineer at Polaroid and was an avid photographer

City Council resolution passes resolution on Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

City council resolution passes resolution on Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building

Madison Park Development Corporation provides hiring stats

Staff from the Madison Park Development Corporation met with labor activists to outline their efforts to meet minority, boston resident and women hiring goals

Four ballot questions for Massachusetts voters in November

Voters heading to the polls in November will have four ballot questions to consider.

Senate approves SuperPAC disclosure legislation

The Senate approves legislation requiring so-called SuperPACs to disclose donors.

Painter uses clients’ homes as his canvas

Chuck Christian specializes in decorative painting. Decorative painting, murals, trompe l’oeils — his work is as eclectic as his client base.

Stone mile markers harken back to Roxbury’s colonial past

Stone mile markers and boundary stones tucked away on Roxbury street corners tell stories of the neighborhood’s 18th century history.

Patrick tours Jackson Square, touts investments

Gov. Deval Patrick joins local and state officials for tour of Jackson Square housing development projects

Boston Nigerian Catholic community celebrates 25 years in Grove Hall church

A Nigerian cardinal flew in from the Vatican to participate in the celebration of 25 years of Nigerian services at St. Katherine’s Church in Grove Hall

Boston’s Muslim community celebrates Eid in Roxbury

An estimated 12,000 worshipers celebrated the holiday marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury

Boston Rising: Anti-poverty effort fell short of lofty vision

A foundation set up to alleviate poverty in Grove Hall closed its doors last year, unable to enlist others in its vision